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Antarctic Peninsula Cruises
This is the most popular and classic of all Antarctica cruises. Typically 10 to 12 days in length, these programs allow you to have a full Antarctica experience in a relatively compact time frame. See below for ships that offer Antarctic Peninsula programs and please contact us to speak with one of our Antarctic specialists.
Key Things to Know for Antarctic Peninsula Trips:
Accessible: The Peninsula is relatively easy to reach from Patagonia (just under two days over the Drake Passage), and there are a variety of options for cruise lengths and ship styles.
Top Highlights: Deception Island, a place that lives up to its name: the frozen surface hides the geothermic heat of a volcano, creating steaming hot springs in the icy landscape. Paradise Bay, a mirror-like harbor filled with floating ice caps and home to Gentoo penguins and humpback whales. The Lemaire Channel, gateway to the far south Antarctic Peninsula: a spartan, icy wilderness that shelters Orca, humpback, and minke whales.
A variety of wildlife: This is an excellent area for spotting penguins, seals, whales, and sea birds.
The most comfortable, spacious vessels with the finest amenities and food.
A new & modern expedition vessel
See VesselDays: 6, 8, 10, & 17 | From: $4,995/per person
Luxuriously appointed, with spacious suites and great value: a traveler favorite
See VesselDays: 11-23 | From: $9,395/per person
Visit Antarctica on a luxurious European vessel
See VesselDays: 11-22 | From: $13,160/per person
These vessels have generally been converted from working ships and have more of an expedition feel. They are still comfortable and pleasant, but they lack some of the amenities and touches found on the luxury ships.
A contemporary new polar expedition ship, one of the top in its class
See VesselDays: 8-20 | From: $9,695/per person
A modern, stable super-yacht
See VesselDays: 11-23 | From: $7,995/per person
An ice-strengthened expedition vessel with comfort and character
See VesselDays: 11-20 | From: $7,550/per person
An ice-strengthened polar expedition vessel originally built for NOAA
See VesselDays: 10-20 | From: $4,860/per person
An ice-strengthened ship that was formerly a Russian research vessel
See VesselDays: 11-34 | From: $8,400/per person
A modern & comfortable expedition vessel
See VesselDays: 6, 8 & 10 | From: $4,995/per person
A comfortable, well-appointed small expedition ship
See VesselDays: 11-21 | From: $5,795/per person
A Polar Class 6 ice-strengthened expedition vessel
See VesselDays: 10-21 | From: $6,900/per person
A brand new ultra-inspiring Antarctica expedition ship (newly launched)
See VesselDays: 11-23 | From: $12,795/per person
A new hybrid-powered Nordic expedition vessel for Antarctic cruising
See VesselDays: 18 or 19 | From: $14,646/per person
A Nordic expedition vessel for cruising Antarctica waters
See VesselDays: 19, 20 or 23 | From: $13,629/per person
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